Sunday, September 30, 2012

Buffalo Comicon 2012 Artwork


Artwork provided by some of the great artists' who displayed art at the Buffalo Comicon 2012.
The first 2 pictures were provided by The Professor. 




to be continued...

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Batman, The Court Of Owls, Birth Of The Demon, King Tut's Tomb, Cacophony, Dead To Rights


BATMAN

Batman is my fave Super Hero of all time. To me, Batman embodies all that Superman isn't and will never be, the darkness of the costume alone is the exact opposite of Supermans costume. Also, the fact that Batman doesn't have any real super powers, unlike Superman, makes him that much cooler than Superman. Batman has to rely on his brains and his brawn to get the job done.
Batman: The Court Of The Owls book is a great read! I prefer the original style, black bat, chest logo on these covers so much better than the yellow outlined bat costume logo, like these books have. I also prefer the look of the brown, canvas like utility belt. It's so much cooler than that bright yellow utility belt Batman used to wear. 
These books are available to the public from the Audubon library in Amherst.










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Conan, Conan The Legend, The Savage Sword Of Conan The Barbarian











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Dracula, Bela Lugosi


A painting of Bela Lugosi as Dracula by Basil Gogos that graced the cover of Famous Monsters Of Filmland #251. Bela's Dracula still remains the definitive Dracula, posted just in time for Halloween. Check out the Nosferatu painting in the upper left hand corner.

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Friday, September 28, 2012

My day at Queen City Bookstore #5



2 great Bela Lugosi Dracula mags, right on time for Halloween. Thanks for the deal Emil.



3 BUFFALO COMICON promo cards






 to be continued...
www.buffalocomicon.com

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Damage Control, Marvel Comics





Above, Damage Control has their hands full with Dr. Doom.



Below, World War Hulk Damage Control tie-in issue.




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Thursday, September 27, 2012

The Punisher - The Punisher War Journal




NUCLEAR TERRORISTS OVER TIMES SQUARE!






Thank You Professor!





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Judge Dredd, Heavy Metal Dredd





Thank You Professor!


'95 Judge Dredd video game ad.




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Alice Cooper, Marvel Premiere, Marvel Comics Group





Thank You to the Professor!

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Diana Prince, Wonder Woman


Diana Prince, Wonder Woman


Volume 1


In 1968, Wonder Woman lost her powers and learned martial arts to save Steve Trevor. A true Wonder Woman, Diana Prince proved up to the task in this interesting series from the late 60's. Reprinted by DC in 2008.

Volume 3


2 great covers from Vol. 3.





Volume 4


3 great covers from Vol. 4.






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Thursday, September 20, 2012

Storm, Classic X-Men

Storm from The X-Men 

This Storm comic book art bears a striking resemblance to an 1890 painting from artist Albert Penot.


Albert Penots "Concept Of  A Batwoman"


Scary Good original blog piece...
http://ghostblog-wnymusic.blogspot.com/2009/11/albert-penots-1890-concept-of-bat-woman.html

Here's Classic X-Men #1 featuring Storm and all of the X-Men from the class of '86.


Back cover of Classic X-Men #1.


Uncanny X-Men #165 donated to this blog by The Twisted Tiki.





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Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Ghosts, DC Comics, Ghost Stories


If You Don't Believe In...
Ghosts
We Challenge You To Read
True Tales Of The Weird And Supernatural!


Cool DC Ghosts beat up reader issue I picked up from Queen City Bookstore.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Black Goliath, Marvel Comics Group


Black Goliath
Still Only 25 cents!


Doesn't Black Goliath's dreaded enemy, Vulcan,  remind of you the Hunchback Of Notre Dame?

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Kull The Destroyer


This '77 Kull comic features a monstrous villian that closely resembles the monster from the '58 movie "Night Of The Demon".



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